My word for 2011 – I never posted about it but it was in the back of my head all year – was Bright. I wanted things (and life) to be brighter, lighter, happier. My dear dad passed away in 2010 and that was the darkest year of my life. In 2011 I was ready to come out of the gloom. I had lots of help with that, mostly from my men:

For 2012, my word is Simplify.

I want to organize, get rid of, and streamline our STUFF so we can actually enjoy what we have.

So far, I’ve grabbed craft stuff that was scattered all over the house and made a craft hub for free:

I am starting Project Life for my scrapbooking, in an effort to streamline that process:

My pantry has been re-organized and I am loving it!

I feel great about what I’ve already done but of course, much more is left to go through – I am also making progress in my Craft Basket challenge, will share that later this week.

What is your word for this year?

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